Karan Johar celebrated turning 50 with the grandest of events held at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on Wednesday night time. Everyone who’s anybody in Bollywood was there – those that weren’t had good purpose to be absent. Chief among the many absentees had been Alia Bhatt, to whom Karan Johar is mentor, and Deepika Padukone – Alia is overseas filming her Hollywood debut Heart Of Stone and Deepika is presently on jury obligation on the Cannes Film Festival. Also absent from the crimson carpet had been Karan Johar’s closest mates Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan – Gauri, nevertheless, did share photos from the celebration on her Instagram and was additionally at a extra intimate gathering held at KJo’s house to usher in his birthday the night time earlier than.
Nearly everybody else marked their presence at Karan Johar’s massive fats Bollywood celebration. Salman Khan, with whom the filmmaker reportedly shared frosty relations up to now (and plainly a factor of the previous, topped the movie star roll-call.
Salman Khan at Karan Johar’s celebration
Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal, who married final December, attended collectively. Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan made a glamorous couple’s entry, having just lately returned from Cannes – Abhishek and Karan Johar have been mates since they had been kids.
The Bachchans and Katrina-Vicky at Karan Johar’s celebration
The stars of much-awaited upcoming movie Laal Singh Chaddha arrived with plus-ones – Karan Johar’s shut buddy Kareena Kapoor was escorted by husband Saif Ali Khan and Aamir Khan attended with ex-wife Kiran Rao, additionally an excellent buddy of the birthday boy. Karan and Kareena share one in all Bollywood’s storied friendships and dealing relationships; he directed her in movies like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and We Are Family.
Kareena-Saif and Aamir-Kiran at Karan Johar’s celebration
Alia Bhatt was represented by husband Ranbir Kapoor who escorted mom Neetu. Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani, Neetu’s co-stars of the upcoming movie JuggJugg Jeeyo, posed collectively on the crimson carpet.
Ranbir with mother Neetu Kapoor and Varun-Kiara at Karan Johar’s celebration
Hrithik Roshan introduced alongside girlfriend Saba Azad; his ex-wife Sussanne Khan additionally arrived with a date – boyfriend Arslan Goni.
Hrithik’s date was Saba, Sussanne’s was Arslan
Some of Karan Johar’s closest mates had been the earliest arrivals on the celebration – Shweta Bachchan, Farah Khan and Manish Malhotra. All three had been on the earlier night time’s celebration as properly.
Shweta Bachchan, Farah Khan and Manish Malhotra at Karan Johar’s celebration
Shweta’s daughter Navya Naveli Nanda arrived later, posing with buddy Ananya Panday. Their different buddy Shanaya Kapoor was there was properly – Suhana Khan, the remaining member for his or her squad, didn’t look like on the celebration. Ananya was launched by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and Shanaya shall be as properly.
Ananya, Navya Naveli and Shanaya at Karan Johar’s celebration
Siblings Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim confirmed up collectively. Shanaya’s cousin Janhvi Kapoor, additionally a Dharma expertise, attended as properly.
Sara, Ibrahim and Janhvi at Karan Johar’s celebration
Karan Johar himself appeared on the crimson carpet an posed with a choose few from his visitor checklist, amongst them Rani Mukerji who made her debut in his movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and is married to KJo’s cousin and Yash Raj boss Aditya Chopra. Malaika Arora attended the celebration with out boyfriend Arjun Kapoor.
Karan Johar with Rani. Malaika got here solo
Shahid Kapoor got here with spouse Mira. His brother Ishaan Khatter was on the celebration as properly – Shahid and Ishaan simply obtained again from the biking journey throughout France.
Shahid, Mira and Ishaan at Karan Johar’s celebration
Parineeti Chopra, Tara Sutaria, Kriti Sanon and different actresses made the crimson carpet glam, dressed of their celebration finest.
Parineeti, Kriti, Tara at Karan Johar’s celebration
Ranveer Singh, who flew to Cannes to be with spouse Deepika Padukone and seems to be again, went to the celebration solo. Other stag arrivals included Vijay Deverakonda, Tiger Shroff, Sidharth Malhotra, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Rajkummar Rao.
Ranveer, Vijay, Tiger at Karan Johar’s celebration
Siddhant, Sidharth and Rajkummar at Karan Johar’s celebration
The couple’s nook was crammed up with Preity Zinta and husband Gene Goodenough, Genelia D’Souza and Riteish Deshmukh, Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi and others.
Preity-Gene, Genelia-Riteish, Neha-Angad at Karan Johar’s celebration
Karan Johar’s outdated buddy Twinkle Khanna attended with out husband Akshay Kumar, who just lately recovered from COVID. Sonali Bendra, Tabu, Madhuri Dixit, Juhi Chawla and Raveena Tandon attended the celebration as properly.
Twinkle, Tabu and Sonali at Karan Johar’s celebration
Madhuri and household, Juhi and Raveena at Karan Johar’s celebration
Karan Johar, presently directing Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh in Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, introduced an motion movie on his birthday yesterday.